Lee's Exige

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lotuslee
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Blanking caps for the the roll over bars, thanks to Mark for the idea. These parts always fill with water and corrode but no more and look factory :D

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pkw2704
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bit late to the thread ,but WOW .I absolutely love this kind of stuff,gives me inspiration to tackle stuff on mine.Well done Lee you crazy man!!
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matt447
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lotuslee wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:40 pm Blanking caps for the the roll over bars, thanks to Mark for the idea. These parts always fill with water and corrode but no more and look factory :D
What a top idea!
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thommo
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Location: Lancs

Where can I get some?
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Fonzey
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thommo wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:36 am Where can I get some?
I had some on my Elise that were just generic bungs from eBay.... I just can't remember what the ID of the tube is/was!

eBay is great for random stuff like that
lotuslee
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Fonzey
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lotuslee wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:39 am https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/222328146014

You need 38 and a 30 👍👍
That's the one! I also bought some little tiny ones for blanking the little holes in the interior for the wing mirror bolts... but this was all before @TitaniumDan came onto the scene with his fancy sticker replacements :lol:
lotuslee
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Happy with how these have turned out, my intention was to replace all the boots and regrease but they are as new so left well alone. However de-rusted and painted as close to the original colours as possible.
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And tomorrows job is the shotblasting of these ready for zinc coating and top colour, but i am unsure on wishbone colour was originally thinking silver, then gold and now onto slate grey 🤔the car is Carbon Grey, any advice on colour welcome. :thumbup:

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Fonzey
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Good work, I've got a can of "driveshaft green" somewhere, think it's maybe a touch darker than that but not far off. Looks much better than doing them in generic black though imo.

As for wishbone colours.... go nuts, I really won't care when it comes to mine... probably whatever is cheapest :mrgreen: I'd avoid the bright/lairy colours because I think it starts to look a bit kit-car, you've got a very clean/subtle styling approach going on so no need for anything lairy. Gold might be a good contrast whilst still being in keeping with the car, but I don't think you've listed a bad choice!
pkw2704
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GOLD
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